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Brand Product Name SKU Replacement SKU Updates to Formula/Label/Packaging Market Date Date Added

Genestra Brands Mag Cal Vanilla Liquid 05233 No change Continuous Improvement Project: add antioxidant preservative, revise excipients / non-medicinal ingredients and update overages for improved formula robustness.
  • Add medium-chain triglycerides, rosemary leaf extract, mixed tocopherols concentrate
New label version: V3
02/19/2021 02/25/2021
Genestra Brands Femagen PMS Capsules 10569 No change Revise Active / Medicinal Ingredient Eleuthero to add extract ratio and dried equivalent, update source of Calcium, revise recommended dose, revise risk information / warning
  • Change Eleuthero FROM “Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) Root and Rhizome” TO “Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) Root Extract (10:1) 150 mg Dried Equivalent”
  • Change source of Calcium FROM calcium citrate / carbonate TO calcium citrate tetrahydrate/carbonate
  • Change Recommended Adult Dose FROM “Take one capsule two times daily with meals, a few hours before or after taking other medication, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.” TO “Take 1 capsule 2 times daily with meals, a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Do not take with highly acidic foods or medications which may acidify urine. Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. Use for at least 3 months to see beneficial effects.”
  • Change Risk Information FROM “If you are pregnant or breastfeeding; or if you have kidney or gastrointestinal diseases, gallbladder inflammation or bile duct obstruction, do not use. If you have or have had breast cancer, uterine or ovarian cancer or are taking oral contraceptive medication, do not use. If you have angina or high blood pressure, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use.” TO “Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have high blood pressure, or are taking anti-cancer, antidepressant, cardiovascular or contraceptive medications, blood thinners, anti-HIV agents or immunosuppressants. Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have liver or gall bladder diseases, intestinal obstruction or any type of acute infection, or are taking anti-anxiety or seizure medications, antihistamines, bronchodilators, muscle relaxants, opiates, hormone-containing medications such as progesterone preparations, or hormone replacement therapy. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight, ultraviolet light (UV) or UV therapy. Consult your healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Some people may experience mild gastrointestinal disturbances, nausea, restlessness or headaches. Stop use if allergy occurs.”
Label update – update to Genestra Brands® label design

02/17/2021 02/25/2021
Genestra Brands Amino L-Tyrosine 06405 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise excipients / non-medicinal ingredients, increase capsule size, revise shelf-life, revise packaging
  • Remove cellulose & silica
  • Update shelf-life FROM 24 months TO 36 months
  • Increase capsule size from size "0" (21.7mm length x 7.64mm diameter) to size "00" (23.30mm x 8.53mm)
  • Bottle size increase from 100cc to 180cc white HDPE bottle
Label update – update to Genestra Brands® label design

New label version: V3
02/10/2021 02/25/2021
Genestra Brands Magnesium 04216 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise source of magnesium, revise excipients / non-medicinal ingredients to remove magnesium stearate, increase capsule size, revise packaging
  • Change source of magnesium FROM magnesium aspartate/oxide TO magnesium citrate
  • Remove magnesium stearate, cellulose & silica
  • Add ascorbyl palmitate
  • Increase capsule size from size ""0"" (21.7mm length x 7.64mm diameter) to size ""00"" (23.30mm x 8.53mm)
  • Remove cotton from bottle
  • Bottle size increase from 150cc to 225cc white HDPE bottle
  • Add desiccant for improved moisture control
New label version: V3
03/1/2020 12/08/2020

Genestra Brands Cor Immune Defence 04275 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise excipients to remove magnesium stearate, update manufacturing overages to ensure formulation stability throughout shelf-life, update source of Vitamin C, update Brand Name, update RHDC address.
  • Remove magnesium stearate
  • Change source for Vitamin C From ascorbic acid To ascorbic acid/ascorbyl palmitate
CAN Label
  • Change Brand Name From Cor Defence To Cor Immune Defence
  • Change RHDC address from Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0L8 to 1-150 Via Renzo Drive, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 0J7
Label updates – update to Genestra Brands® label design

New label version: V2
12/1/2020 11/25/2020

UNDA Echinasyr 187060 No change Echinacea is present in the product in physiologically active dose. Align labelling with Health Canada's Echinacea monograph.

Ethanol is not directly added to the product, but it's present in final product at 14% V/V (part of mother tincture).
  • Change recommended dose From "Children (1-11 years): Take ½ to 1 teaspoon 1 to 3 times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner." To "Children (2-11 years): Take ½ to 1 teaspoon 1 to 3 times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner."
Add risk information:
  • Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 8 weeks
  • Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a progressive systemic disease such as tuberculosis, collagenosis, multiple sclerosis, AIDS and/or HIV infection or an auto-immune disorder
  • Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking medications to suppress the immune system (immunosuppressive medications)
  • Stop use if allergy occurs.
Add "ethanol" as non-medicinal ingredient.
Label and Carton update from V1 to V2
11/25/2020 11/25/2020

Genestra Brands Ichol 02113 No change Formula Update / Modernization
Remove Green Tea Leaf & Celandine Herb Extract
  • Removal eliminates label risk information related to liver injury, improves safety profile of product
Add Milk Thistle Seed Extract (50 mg / capsule)
  • Health Canada-approved claims: Used in Herbal Medicine to help support liver function, relieve digestive disturbances/dyspepsia and traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a liver protectant
Revise excipients
  • Remove magnesium stearate, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate
  • Add hyprolose, carnauba wax, ascorbyl palmitate
CAN Label - Revise recommended dose from 4 tablets per day to 3 tablets per day
New NPN: 80094879 Change RHDC address From 490 Elgin Mills Rd E, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0L8 to 150 Via Renzo Drive, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 0B4
Label updates – update to Genestra Brands® label design
New label version: V3 (USA) / V5 (CAN)
11/1/2020 11/20/2020

Genestra Brands Formula OSX 05250/05250180 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise excipients to remove magnesium stearate per client preference, update to organic source of vanadium, update manufacturing overages to ensure formulation stability throughout shelf-life
  • Remove magnesium stearate
  • Add carnauba wax & ascorbyl palmitate
  • Change source of Vanadium from vanadyl sulfate to vanadium Krebs
Label update from V2 to V3
10/1/2020 10/15/2020

Genestra Brands Super Cal Mag 05212 No change Packaging Change: increase bottle size (90-count) from 180cc to 225cc
  • increase required to ensure tablets fit properly into bottles to ensure efficient bottling
10/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands D-Mulsion 400 01153 No change Continuous Improvement Project: change to excipients / non-medicinal ingredients to improve emulsion stability and antioxidant preservative system
  • removed potato maltodextrin & modified tapioca starch
  • added acacia gum, xanthan gum, glycerin & rosemary leaf extract
New label version: V3 (CAN) / V4 (USA)
10/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Herbal GI 07542 No change Remove cotton from bottle 10/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Ichol Plus 02115 No change Remove cotton from bottle 10/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super EFA Liquid 10503/10503500 No change Raw material change: Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) root raw material discontinued by supplier. Replaced with Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) Root Extract (10 : 1)

Label updated from V1 to V2
9/9/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super EFA Liquid (strawberry) 10482 No change Label Change: revised potencies for Fatty Acids (EPA/DHA) due to product specification update.
  • EPA reduced from 950 mg to 820 mg per 5mL (1 teaspoon)
  • DHA reduced from 725 mg to 590 mg per 5mL (1 teaspoon)
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids claim removed from label
No formulation change.

New label version: V4 (USA) / V4 (CAN)
9/9/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super EFA Liquid + D 10483 No change Label Change: revised potencies for Fatty Acids (EPA/DHA) due to product specification update.
  • EPA reduced from 950 mg to 820 mg per 5mL (1 teaspoon)
  • DHA reduced from 725 mg to 590 mg per 5mL (1 teaspoon)
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids claim removed from label
No formulation change.

New label version: V4 (USA) / V4 (CAN)
9/9/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super EFA Capsules 10406120 No change Label Change: revised potencies for Fatty Acids (EPA/DHA) due to product specification update.
  • EPA reduced from 262 mg to 220 mg per capsule
  • DHA reduced from 187.5 mg to 160 mg per capsule
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids claim removed from label
No formulation change.

New label version: V2 (CAN)
9/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands TPIN 08325 No change Raw material change: Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) root raw material discontinued by supplier. Replaced with Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) Root Extract (10 : 1)

Label updated from V1 to V2
8/11/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Bio B12 + Folic Acid 02114 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise source of vitamin B12 from cyanocobalamin to hydroxocobalamin, update excipients - remove stearic acid (lubricant) & carmine (colouring), add ascorbyl palmitate

Updated formulation suitable for vegetarians / vegans

Label updated from V2 to V3
7/27/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Vitamin D3 1000 IU 01119 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise excipients to remove magnesium stearate, update manufacturing overages to for improved manufacturing processability and stability throughout shelf-life
  • Remove magnesium stearate
  • Add ascorbyl palmitate
Update shelf-life from 24 months to 36 months

Update label from V2 to V3
7/21/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Malic Acid 10530 No change Reformulation: excipient change – add ascorbyl palmitate as lubricant for improved manufacturing processability.

Label Update – update Genestra Brands® branding/design (Canada)

Label update from V2 to V3
7/17/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Digest Plus 10509/10509180 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise excipients to remove magnesium stearate, update manufacturing overages to for improved manufacturing processability and stability throughout shelf-life
  • Remove magnesium stearate
  • Add ascorbyl palmitate
Label updates – update to Genestra Brands label design

  • Add sulfites warning
Update label from V2 to V3
7/7/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Collinsonia Formula 07522 No change Reformulation: Replace Milk Thistle Seed Powder with Milk Thistle Seed Extract to reduce risk of gluten contamination and improve reliability of supply

Remove cellulose (excipient)

Update label from V2 to V3
6/29/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Multi Cal Mag Liquid 05218 No change Reformulation – update source of chromium
  • Change source of chromium from chromium polynicotinate to chromium nicotinate glycinate
Label update from V2 to V3
6/17/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands DHA Pediaburst 10553 Continuous Improvement Project: Revise fish oil source & potency:
  • Increase DHA from 65 mg to 110 mg / chewable softgel
  • Increase EPA from 15 mg to 20 mg / chewable softgel
  • Fish oil source revised from tuna oil to anchovy/sardine/mackerel oil
  • New fish oil is a concentrated triglyceride fish oil
Revise excipients:
  • Removed annatto (colouring), d-alpha tocopherol (antioxidant) & sunflower oil
  • Added Monk fruit extract (flavour enhancer/sweetener), natural mixed tocopherols (antioxidant) & rosemary leaf extract (antioxidant)
Label Updates:
  • Removed fish allergen warning (new fish oil is considered a highly refined oil and contains no allergenic protein)
  • revise daily dose from 4 softgels to 3 softgels
New NPN: 80096873 Update label from V3 to V4
6/12/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Femagen Capsules 10569 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Methylation Support 02372 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Cor Defence 04275 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super Cal Mag 05212180 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Glucosamine Complex 10533/10533180 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Milk Thistle Plus 07475 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands CoQ10 + Taurine 10575 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Multi Mins 04206 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands GSF Complex 10570 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super Orti Vite 03128 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Carnitine (Acetyl L-Carnitine) 06467 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands TPIN 08325 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super Oxi Formula 10217 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Cranberry Plus 10560 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands TSPP 08324 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Maxum Multi Vite 0314590 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Active B6 Pyridoxal 02102 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Calcium 04219 No change Remove cotton from bottle 6/1/2020 10/1/2020

UNDA Unda 243 14#243 No change Reformulation - replace Combretum rainbultii leaf 4X with Taraxacum officinale whole plant 4X

New NPN (Canada): 80089972

New NDC (USA): 62106-1196-8
6/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Colloidal Multi Mins Liquid 04215 No change Reformulation - update mineral source and revise excipients to improve suspension & flavour (previous flavour discontinued by supplier)

Chromium: updated from chromium polynicotinate to chromium nicotinate glycinate

Excipient change: remove ascorbic acid & natural orange flavour, add xanthan gum & orange oil

Appearance: change from "light orange/brown coloured liquid, contains particles in suspension" to "Off-white to yellowish/greenish coloured cloudy liquid, may contain particles in suspension"

Update label from V4 to V5
5/12/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Macagen 07439/07439180 No change Remove cotton from bottle 5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Macagen 07439/07439180 No change Remove cotton from bottle 5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Femagen Iron Plus 10573 No change Remove cotton from bottle 5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Zinc Picolinate 04223 No change Remove cotton from bottle 5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Chlorgen 0759890/07598 No change Remove cotton from bottle 5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands C1000 01110/01110120 No change Remove cotton from bottle

Increase bottle size (120-count) from 275cc to 300cc

Update label from V4 to V5 (120-count)
5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Liv Complex 07567 No change Remove cotton from bottle 5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super Orti Vite 03128 No change Remove cotton from bottle 5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Acetyl L-Carnitine 06467 No change Remove cotton from bottle 5/1/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands TIM 08305/08305120 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise excipients to remove magnesium stearate, update manufacturing overages to ensure formulation stability throughout shelf-life
  • Remove magnesium stearate & dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate
  • Add hyprolose (hydroxypropyl cellulose) & ascorbyl palmitate
Label revision – update to current Genestra Brands® branding / design
  • add ascorbyl palmitate as additional source of vitamin C
Update label from V1 to V2
4/15/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Bromelain Papain+ 10510/10510180 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Excipient change to remove magnesium stearate, adjust manufacturing overages to ensure optimal processability and stability throughout shelf-life
  • Remove magnesium stearate
  • Add Sunflower lecithin
Label revision – update to Genestra Brands® branding, change from 2-ply to single-ply label
  • Bromelain – update secondary enzyme activity unit of measure from MCU (milk clotting units) to GDU (gelatin digesting units) – no change to enzyme activity / potency
Update label from V2 to V3
3/12/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF Women's Daily 10385 No change Reformulation – increase capsule size to ensure target capsule fill weight achieved during manufacturing
  • increase capsule size from size "0" (21.7mm length x 7.64mm diameter) to size "00" (23.30mm x 8.53mm)
2/27/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF Travel 10198 Continuous Improvement Project: Revise excipients / non-medicinal ingredients
  • remove magnesium stearate
  • add sunflower lecithin
  • increase capsule size from size "0" (21.7mm length x 7.64mm diameter) to size "00" (23.30mm x 8.53mm)
Update label from V3 to V4
2/26/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Cilantrogen 07599 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Revise excipients / non-medicinal ingredients
  • remove magnesium stearate
  • add silica, hyprolose, ascorbyl palmitate
Update label from V2 to V3
10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Iron 04208 No change Continuous Improvement Project: update excipients to remove magnesium stearate
  • remove magnesium stearate & silica
  • add ascorbyl palmitate
Update label from V2 to V3
2/14/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands METHYLATION SUPPORT 02372 No change Reformulation: updated betaine source, revise excipients to improve manufacturing performance and product characteristics
  • betaine source revised from beet root to synthetic for improved physical characteristics
  • remove cellulose
  • add hyprolose & sunflower lecithin
  • increase capsule size from size "00" (23.30mm length x 8.53mm diameter) to size "00 Elongated" (25.3mm x 8.53mm)
Update label from V2 to V3
2/3/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Chlorgen 07598/0759890 No change Continuous Improvement Project: updated excipients to modernize formula
  • remove magnesium stearate (lubricant) and cellulose (diluent / filler)
  • added ascorbyl palmitate (lubricant)
Revised label risk information: Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking blood thinners. Stop use if allergy occurs.

Update label from V1 to V2
1/28/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Zinc Piconilate Formula 04223 No change Continuous Improvement Project: updated excipients to modernize formula
  • remove magnesium stearate (lubricant) and dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate (diluent / filler)
  • added ascorbyl palmitate (lubricant)
Update label from V2 to V3
1/16/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Multi B 02107 Continuous Improvement Project: Formula Update / Modernization - update vitamin B12 source, revise excipients
  • revise source of vitamin B12 from cyanocobalamin to hydroxocobalamin & cobamamide (adenosylcobalamin)
  • update label claim for betaine to align with Health Canada requirements, revise from 50 mg betaine hydrochloride to 38 mg betaine
  • remove magnesium stearate, silica, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate
  • add ascorbyl palmitate, d-hydroxypropyl cellulose, carnauba wax
  • revise tablet size/shape from
New NPN: 80091735

Update label from V1 to V2
1/6/2020 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Cal Mag Raspberry Liquid 05227 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Revise excipients / non-medicinal ingredients including updated antioxidant preservative system to enhance stability of vitamin D in formulation
  • Add medium chain triglycerides (emulsifier / emulsion stabilizer), rosemary leaf extract (antioxidant), natural mixed tocopherols (antioxidant)
Update label from V2 to V3
10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Potassium 04207 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise excipients (non-medicinal ingredients)
  • remove magnesium stearate & silica
  • add ascorbyl palmitate
  • increase capsule size from size "0" (21.7mm length x 7.64mm diameter) to size "00" (23.30mm x 8.53mm)
  • increase bottle size from 120cc to 150cc white HDPE bottle
Update label from V2 to V3
12/2/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Melatonin Spray 10379 No change Reformulation: revise excipients (remove menthol)

Update label from V1 to V2
11/29/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands GLY Forte (Formula GLY) 03130 No change Reformulation: replace eleuthero root powder with eleuthero root extract (10:1), increase celandine from 0.5 mg to 2 mg

Update label from V3 to V4
11/28/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands D-Mulsion 01154 Continuous Improvement Project: Add excipient (antioxidant preservative): rosemary leaf extract

Update label from V2 to V3
11/25/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Active B Complex 02166 No change Reformulation: Increase capsule size from “00” to “00 Elongated” to accommodate increases in active ingredient overage (to ensure production processability & stability throughout product shelf-life).

Bottle size increase from 100cc to 180cc.

Update label from V2 to V3
10/17/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Active Chewable B12 + L-Methylfolate 02164 No change Reformulation: updated excipients & flavouring to allow for sale/marketing in EU
  • removed cellulose, silica, magnesium stearate
  • added ascorbyl palmitate & dl-malic acid
  • revised flavourings from natural cherry flavour to cherry/mixed berry flavour
Label updated from V3 to V4
10/4/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF Multistrain 10487 No change Reformulation: Add sunflower lecithin as excipient to improve manufacturing processability

Update label from V1 to V2
9/17/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands C1000 01110/1110120 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Add ascorbyl palmitate as source of vitamin C (no change to Vitamin C label claim: 1000 mg / tablet)

Remove magnesium stearate (excipient – lubricant)

Add carnauba wax (excipient – anti-caking agent)

Revise tablet size/shape from caplet shape (size 0.350” x .850”) to modified oval shape (size 0.375” x 0.875”)

Remove cotton from bottle

Update label from V3 to V4
8/26/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF Fit for School 10497 No change Continuous Improvement Project: increase manufacturing overages for probiotics to optimize formulation stability, update excipients
  • replace magnesium stearate with sunflower lecithin
Update label (carton) from V1 to V2
8/21/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Metabolic Protein Vanilla 06481 No change Brand Name Change & Reformulation: increase manufacturing overages for active ingredients

Revise brand name from Pro Pea Balance Vanilla to Metabolic Protein Vanilla
  • Increase quantity of powder per 1 scoop serving.
  • Increase bottle fill weight from 322 g to 353 g
Update label from V1 to V2
8/16/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Metabolic Protein Chocolate 06454 No change Brand Name Change & Reformulation: increase manufacturing overages for active ingredients

Revise brand name from Pro Pea Balance Chocolate to Metabolic Protein Chocolate
  • Increase quantity of powder per 1 scoop serving.
  • Increase bottle fill weight from 390 g to 423 g
Update label from V1 to V2
10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Lipoic Acid 10534 Continuous Improvement Project: increase amount of DL-Alpha Lipoic Acid per capsule from 100 mg to 400 mg, revise excipients (non-medicinal ingredients)

  • remove magnesium stearate, magnesium silicate, silica
  • add ascorbyl palmitate
New Item# 10534A

New NPN: 80086603

New UPC: 8 83196 15350 3

New label V1

7/26/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super Lipoic Acid 10588 Continuous Improvement Project: increase amount of DL-Alpha Lipoic Acid per capsule from 350 mg to 600 mg, revise excipients (non-medicinal ingredients)
  • remove magnesium stearate
  • add ascorbyl palmitate
New Item# 10588A

New NPN: 80086619

New UPC: 8 83196 15352 7

New label V1
7/26/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF Multistrain 50 10498 No change Reformulation: Add sunflower lecithin as excipient to improve manufacturing processability

Update label from V1 to V2
7/26/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Mag Cal Formula 2 05205 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Formulation update / optimization
  • Revise source of calcium (replace calcium aspartate with calcium citrate)
  • Revise source of magnesium (replace magnesium aspartate with magnesium citrate)
  • Remove magnesium stearate
  • Add excipients: ascorbyl palmitate (antioxidant / lubricant), sunflower lecithin (lubricant/stabilizing agent), carnauba wax (anticaking agent)
Update label from V2 to V3
7/10/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF Multistrain 100 10197 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Excipient (non-medicinal ingredients) modification: add Sunflower Lecithin for improved manufacturing processability / lubrication.

Update label from V1 to V2
7/2/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Allisyn 10547 No change Raw material specification change & label change: revise label claim for allicin (potency marker for garlic)
  • reduce allicin yield from 5 mg to 4.5 mg
  • added cinnamon oil label claim (66 mg)
  • added cinnamon bark oil powder excipients to list of non-medicinal ingredients (modified tapioca starch, potato maltodextrin, mixed tocopherols, sunflower oil)
Update label from V1 to V2
7/1/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Butyrate Complex 10478 No change Reformulation: revise calcium butyrate and magnesium butyrate raw materials due to raw material supply challenges

Revise quantities of calcium, magnesium & butyric acid (label claims)

Minor excipient changes – replace medium chain triglycerides with hyprolose & cellulose
  • Butyric acid (from calcium butyrate & magnesium butyrate) reduced from 610 mg to 460 mg
  • Calcium (from calcium butyrate) reduced from 82 mg to 55 mg
  • Magnesium (from magnesium butyrate) reduced from 40 mg to 25 mg
New NPN: 80091805

Update label from V3 to V4

6/18/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Neurogen Cognition 07643 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Reformulation to remove soy allergen from product.

Replaced soy lecithin with sunflower lecithin.

Excipient listing for labels revised.

Update label from V1 to V2
6/18/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF Child 10451 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise excipients (non-medicinal ingredients)
  • remove magnesium stearate
  • add sunflower lecithin
Update label (carton) from V1 to V2
5/15/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Colloidal Multi Mins Liquid 04215 No change Reformulation: revise source ingredients for selenium and vanadium due to raw material supply challenges
  • revise source of selenium from sodium selenate to sodium selenite
  • revise source of vanadium from vanadium citrate to vanadium HVP chelate + sodium metavanadate
Update label from V3 to V4
4/24/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Krill Oil 10432 No change Raw material and Label Change: Manufacturing process change for Krill Oil raw material, resulting in revised active potency marker label claims. As result of this change, formulation provides additional EPA, Total Omega-3 fatty acids and Phospholipids.
  • Increase EPA by 10 mg (from 65 mg to 75 mg)
  • Decrease DHA by 2 mg (from 35 mg to 33 mg)
  • Increase Total Omega-3 by 17 mg (from 120 mg to 137 mg)
  • Increase Phospholipids by 52 mg (from 195 mg to 247 mg)
  • Decrease Esterified astaxanthin by 177 mcg (from 375 mcg to 198 mcg)
Bottle Size Increase from 120cc to 175cc bottle

Update label from V2 to V3
4/17/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Multi Cal Mag Liquid 05218-450 No change Reformulation: revise source ingredients for selenium and vanadium due to raw material supply challenges
  • revise source of selenium from sodium selenate to sodium selenite
  • revise source of vanadium from vanadium citrate to vanadium HVP chelate + sodium metavanadate
Update label from V1 to V2
4/3/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF Intensive 50 10354 No change Reformulation: Add sunflower lecithin as excipient to improve manufacturing processability

Update label (carton) from V2 to V3
3/22/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Super EFA Liquid Plus 10447 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise source of plant sterol esters, updates to omega-3 fatty acids (EPA, DHA) label claims
  • revise source of plant sterol esters from from Pinus sp. / Brassica napus (rapeseed) oil to Pinus sp. / Helianthus annus (sunflower) seed oil
  • EPA revised from 930 mg to 700 mg (per 5mL)
  • DHA revised from 685 mg to 500 mg
  • Total Omega-3 fatty acids revised from 1860 mg to 1600 mg
Label updated from V1 to V2
3/13/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Liquid Multi Vite Min 03122A Reformulation: Revise source for several minerals due to RM supply challenges)
  • revise source of magnesium from magnesium gluconate to magnesium citrate
  • revise source of selenium from sodium selenate to sodium selenite
  • revise source of vanadium from vanadium citrate to vanadium HVP chelate
Update label from V1 to V2
3/1/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands TLU 08316 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revise goldenseal, excipient revisions
  • revise goldenseal (leaf) to goldenseal (root/rhizome) 75 mg
  • remove magnesium stearate & magnesium silicate
  • add ascorbyl palmitate & silica
Update label from V1 to V2
2/20/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMF UTI 10357 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Shelf-life revision & revise excipients / non-medicinal ingredients
  • remove magnesium stearate
  • add sunflower lecithin
  • shelf-life reduced from 24 months (refrigerated) to 18 months (refrigerated)
Packaging updated to include molecular sieve desiccant for improved moisture control

Updated label from V2 to V3
2/12/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Herbal GI 07542 No change Reformulation: revise papain raw material
  • increase papain raw material from 12.5 mg to 50 mg (providing 600,000 FCC papain units of proteolytic activity)
  • increase capsule size from size "0" (21.7mm length x 7.64mm diameter to size "00" (23.30mm x 8.53mm)
  • Increased bottle size from 150cc to 225cc white HDPE bottle
  • increased cap size from 38mm to 45mm white PP closure
New NPN: 80088490

Updated label from V1 to V3
1/17/2019 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands HMB Complex 06479 No change Packaging Change: increase bottle size from 32oz to 40oz bottle, increase scoop size to 16.8 g, increase bottle fill to 475 g

New UPC: 8 83196 14150 0

Update label from V3 to V4
11/7/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Ginkgo Capsules 07455 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Formulation Revision – update formulation for improved potency / quality
  • Increase ginkgo leaf extract label claim from 60 mg to 160 mg
  • Remove ginkgo leaf powder
Revise recommended dose from 1 capsule 2 x daily to 1 capsule daily

New NPN: 80084356

Update label from V1 to V2
8/2/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands D3 K2 Mulsion 01170 No change Continuous Improvement Project: revised non-medicinal ingredients / excipients for improved formulation stability
  • Added rosemary leaf extract & mixed tocopherols concentrate (antioxidants)
Excipient change resulted in slightly increased drop size (no changes to number of drops per serving).

Servings per bottle reduced from approx. 142 to approx. 122

Updated label from V2 to V3
8/1/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Cal Mag Vanilla Liquid+ 05230 No change Continuous Improvement Project: Revise source of vitamin K2 (Menaquinone-7) from “naturally derived from fermented soybeans” to synthetically derived (soy-free / allergen-free / GMO-free process). Update antioxidant preservative system to ensure formulation stability
  • New excipients (non-medicinal ingredients): medium chain triglycerides, rosemary leaf extract, natural mixed tocopherols
  • remove "Contains soy" allergen warning
Update label from V1 to V2
6/26/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Cal Mag Berry Liquid+ 05378 No change Continuous Improvement Project: improve antioxidant preservative system
  • added medium chain triglycerides, rosemary leaf extract, natural mixed tocopherols
Updated label from V2 to V3
6/22/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Adreno Calm 07332 No change Label Change: add extract ratio for ashwagandha root extract (5-8:1) to label

Update label from V2 to V3
6/1/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Femagen PMS tablets 10514 No change Continuous Improvement Project: update to herbal ingredients and vitamin source materials to modernize formulation and improve formulation robustness.
  • Updated source material for vitamin B6 from pyridoxine hydrochloride to pyridoxal 5'-phosphate
  • Updated source of vitamin B12 from cyanocobalamin to methylcobalamin
  • Updated source of folate from folic acid to Metafolin
  • Added Chastetree (Vitex agnus-castus) – supports relief of PMS symptoms and normalization of menstrual cycle irregularities
  • Removed Blue Cohosh, Wild Yam & Dong quai – sourcing / quality-related challenges
New NPN with updated approved health claims (Canada) – summary of key claims below:
  • Used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve premenstrual symptoms.
  • Used in Herbal Medicine as a hormone normaliser to help stabilise menstrual cycle irregularities.
  • Used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve symptoms associated with menopause, such as hot flushes.
  • Helps to prevent iron deficiency anaemia.
  • Helps to prevent iron deficiency anemia and associated tiredness and fatigue.
  • Helps to maintain proper muscle function.
New NPN: 80082517

Updated label from V2 to V3
5/18/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Fungisode 10601 No change Reformulation & Packaging Change:
  • Change to packaging / bottle from 1oz (30mL) amber glass with removable pipette-type dropper closure to 1oz (30mL) amber glass bottle with integrated dropper insert and tamper-evident neck band
  • Increase in alcohol content from 20% ethanol v/v to 76.6% v/v for improved microbial control
4/6/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Bilberry 07499 Continuous Improvement Project: Revise bilberry extract and increase quantity
  • New bilberry (fruit) standardized extract (25% anthocyanosides, 80-100:1), 160 mg per capsule
  • excipient change - remove silica, add ascorbyl palmitate
New Item# 07499A

New NPN: 80079560

New UPC: 8 83196 15280 3

New label V1
3/29/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Liquid Iodine 04210 No change Reformulation: remove alfalfa and dulse ingredients

New NPN: 80081669

Update label from V2 to V3
3/29/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Liquid B Complex 02131 Continuous Improvement Project:
  • Vitamin B12 source was changed from cyanocobalamin to hydroxocobalamin & methylcobalamin. Hydroxocobalamin is a relevant physiological intermediate source of cobalamin which is readily converted in the body to the two metabolically active forms of vitamin B12 – methylcobalamin and adenosylcobalamin.
  • Pantothenic acid source was revised from calcium d-pantothenate to d-panthenol for improved solubility and stability
  • Choline source was revised from choline bitartrate to choline chloride due to improved solubility and stability
  • Folic acid removed
  • Updated packaging from white HDPE plastic to amber glass container with easy-to-use pourable spout
  • Increased bottle size from 360mL (24 x 15mL servings) to 450mL (30 x 15mL servings)
New Item# 02131A

New NPN: 80081066

New UPC: 8 83196 15290 2
3/23/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Liquid Multi Vite Min 03122 Continuous Improvement Project: Reformulation to add vitamin K2 (menaquinone-7), lutein & zeaxanthin; increase potassium, choline and inositol; and revised sources of vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, zinc, selenium and choline. Vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid were removed. Updated flavour and packaging.
  • add vitamin K2 (menaquinone-7) 20 mcg
  • add lutein 5mg & zeaxanthin 1 mg
  • increase potassium (from potassium gluconate) to 50 mg
  • revise source choline source from choline bitartrate to choline chloride for improved solubility and stability, increassed choline to 55 mg
  • increase inositol to 5 mg
  • revise vitamin B12 source from cyanocobalamin to methylcobalamin & hydroxocobalamin acetate
  • revise pantothenic acid source to d-panthenol for improved solubility and stability
  • revise zinc source from to zinc citrate
  • revise selenium source to sodium selenate
  • New & improved natural lemon-cardamom flavour, along with improved texture
Now packaged in glass container with easy-to-use pourable spout

Increased bottle size from 360mL (24 x 15mL servings) to 450mL (30 x 15mL servings)
3/12/2018 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Cal Mag Liquid - Mint 05202/05202960 Continuous Improvement Project: remove vitamin D, revise packaging
  • increase bottle fill from 360mL to 450mL
  • packaging revised to 500mL amber PET bottle, 28mm White PP closure with foam liner
New Item# 05202-450/ 05202-1000

New Approved Health Claims:
  • For the relief of heartburn, indigestion,and upset stomach associated with excess stomach acid.
  • Neutralizes excess stomach acid
New NPN: 80075475

Label updated from V1 to V2

New UPC: 8 83196 15150 9 (1000 ml)

Label updated from V2 to V3 (1000 ml)
12/5/2017 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Herbal Calm 07508 Reformulation: formula update to replace skullcap and wild yam with sweet fennel and lemon balm. Update excipients to include ascorbyl palmitate & silica.
  • remove skullcap (aerial parts) & wild yam (root)
  • add sweet fennel (seed) extract (4:1) 100 mg
  • add lemon balm (herb top) extract (4:1) 50 mg
  • revise passionflower (flower) 100 mg to passionflower (aerial parts) extract (4:1) 25 mg
  • revise valerian (root) 50 mg to valerian (root) extract (2.7:1) 25 mg
Revise recommended dose from 2 capsules daily to 3 capsules daily.

Revise packaging: revise bottle size from 120cc to 100cc

New Item# 07508A

New NPN: 80079345

New Label V1
12/1/2017 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Herbolax 07502 Continuous Improvement Project: change from tablet to capsule format, excipient changes, label updates
  • revise from tablet (.375” X .875” modified oval shape) to size "00" vegetable (hypromellose) capsule (0.917'' length x 0.322'' diameter)
  • remove croscarmellose sodium
New Item# 07502A

New NPN: 80079464

New UPC: 8 83196 15170 7
11/16/2017 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Multi Cal Mag Liquid 05218 Continuous Improvement Project: remove vitamin D, update mineral sources for selenium, molybdenum & vanadium, revise packaging
  • selenium source revised from sodium selenite to sodium selenate
  • chromium source revised from sodium molybdate to molybdenum citrate
  • vanadium source revised from vanadyl sulfate to vanadium citrate
  • removed excipient - sodium montmorillonite
  • increase bottle fill from 360mL to 450mL
  • packaging revised to 500mL amber PET bottle, 28mm White PP closure with foam liner
New Item# 05218-450

New label V1
11/16/2017 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Black Walnut Capsules 07546/07546180 No change Reformulation: revise sources of yarrow and wormwood, remove stearic acid
  • change yarrow flower to yarrow leaf & flower
  • change sweet wormwood herb to sweet wormwood leaf
  • remove stearic acid
Added nut allergen warning (black walnut)

Label update (90's) from V2 to V3

Label update (180's) from V1 to V2
11/6/2017 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands Amino Taurine 06426 Continuous Improvement Project: increase taurine, revise excipients
  • increase Taurine from 400 mg to 500 mg
  • remove magnesium stearate per client preference
  • add ascorbyl palmitate & silica
Reduce daily dose from 6 capsules to 4 capsules

New Item# 06426A

New NPN: 80077142

New UPC: 8 83196 15200 1
11/1/2017 10/1/2020

Genestra Brands LSP 05516 Continuous Improvement Project: change calcium and magnesium sources & botanicals
  • revise source of calcium from calcium carbonate & calcium aspartate to calcium citrate
  • revise source of magnesium from magnesium aspartate & magnesium oxide to magnesium malate
  • revise Passionflower Aerial Parts 45mg to Passionflower Herb Top Extract (4 - 6:1) 25 mg
  • add Lemonbalm Extract (4-6:1) 25 mg
  • add Chastetree Fruit Extract (7-10:1) 15 mg
  • remove valerian, cramp bark, wood betony, skullcap & hops
  • remove magnesium stearate
  • add ascorbyl palmitate & silica
New Item# 05516A

New NPN: 80078276

New label V1
October 2017 October 2017